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Philippine Harvest highlights local spirits

A repeat of the highly successful Philippine Harvest At Central Square held in May took place in August. 

Don Papa rum from Negros is popular in the Philippines and in other foreign markets
Once again, the Department of Agriculture (DA) in partnership with SSI Group, Inc. celebrated and promoted the richness of Philippine agriculture through a wide range of exhibitors that presented and sold their products at Central Square in Bonifacio High Street. 

Charmaigne Gasmen, operations manager of DeMetrio’s Artisan Craft Wines
This time, the food range had been expanded to include and highlight Philippine Spirits.

“This event was an opportunity for us to meet some of our farmers, processors and retailers of premium organic, natural and indigenous products and spirits that reflect our culinary culture which is at par with international standards,” said Agriculture Undersecretary for Administration and Finance Bernadette Romulo-Puyat who is also chairman of the National Organic Agricultural Board (NOAB).

Martin Babasa of local craft beer label Pedro Brewcrafters
The three-day agri food fair was an avenue where the public was able to buy, bring home and appreciate organic, artisanal, natural and indigenous products native to our country. 

Topics: Philippine Harvest At Central Square , Department of Agriculture , SSI Group Inc. , Agriculture Undersecretary for Administration and Finance Bernadette Romulo-Puyat , National Organic Agricultural Board

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